Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 339 276
Rank change year-on-year -24 -63 +12
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 289 257 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.74% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 196 241
London median daily rate £650 £608 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +3.49% +2.17%
10th Percentile £422 £438 £450
90th Percentile £825 £913 £825
England median daily rate £648 £608 £588
% change year-on-year +6.50% +3.49% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,650 14,763 16,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.89% 36.29% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,836 10,346 11,705
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £458 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 258 267
London median hourly rate £22.26 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.28 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -27 65 £600 -4.00% 6
East London -12 6 £650 - 1
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 153 (52.94%) Finance
2 141 (48.79%) Banking
3 102 (35.29%) SQL
4 100 (34.60%) Risk Management
5 99 (34.26%) Front Office
6 96 (33.22%) Investment Banking
7 91 (31.49%) Credit Risk
8 77 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (25.61%) C#
10 72 (24.91%) Java
11 51 (17.65%) Derivative
12 45 (15.57%) .NET
13 42 (14.53%) C++
13 42 (14.53%) Stress Testing
14 38 (13.15%) Project Management
15 37 (12.80%) Oracle
16 36 (12.46%) SQL Server
17 35 (12.11%) WCF
18 33 (11.42%) WPF
19 32 (11.07%) Microsoft Excel
20 30 (10.38%) Fixed Income
20 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (10.03%) Analytics
21 29 (10.03%) JIRA
21 29 (10.03%) ETL
22 28 (9.69%) Microsoft
22 28 (9.69%) Business Analysis
22 28 (9.69%) Multithreading
23 27 (9.34%) SDLC
23 27 (9.34%) Data Modelling

Market Risk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.96%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.73%) SAS
5 4 (1.38%) JBoss
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.04%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) Confluence
7 2 (0.69%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.35%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.35%) GemFire
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (11.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Summit
2 3 (1.04%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.35%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) SMS
2 2 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.65%) Big Data
3 24 (8.30%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.54%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.50%) OLAP
7 12 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.46%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.77%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (2.42%) HBase
12 7 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (2.42%) Snowflake Schema
12 7 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (10.03%) JIRA
2 16 (5.54%) Subversion
3 15 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (3.81%) Cucumber
4 11 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.42%) ERwin
5 7 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.73%) Maven
6 5 (1.73%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.73%) Toad
7 4 (1.38%) JUnit
8 3 (1.04%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.04%) Selenium
9 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.69%) Concordion
9 2 (0.69%) Grunt
9 2 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.69%) Protractor
General
1 153 (52.94%) Finance
2 141 (48.79%) Banking
3 99 (34.26%) Front Office
4 96 (33.22%) Investment Banking
5 22 (7.61%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) International Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (42.21%) Developer
2 94 (32.53%) Analyst
3 69 (23.88%) Risk Analyst
4 61 (21.11%) Business Analyst
5 41 (14.19%) Risk Business Analyst
6 40 (13.84%) C# Developer
7 35 (12.11%) Market Risk Analyst
8 30 (10.38%) Project Manager
8 30 (10.38%) Risk Manager
9 26 (9.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 25 (8.65%) Java Developer
11 24 (8.30%) Banking Analyst
11 24 (8.30%) Risk Project Manager
12 23 (7.96%) Market Risk Developer
12 23 (7.96%) Quantitative Developer
13 21 (7.27%) C# WPF Developer
13 21 (7.27%) WPF Developer
14 20 (6.92%) C# WCF Developer
14 20 (6.92%) WCF Developer
15 19 (6.57%) Market Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.57%) .NET
2 35 (12.11%) WCF
3 33 (11.42%) WPF
4 17 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.81%) Kafka
5 11 (3.81%) Reactive Extensions
5 11 (3.81%) Task Parallel Library
6 9 (3.11%) Akka
6 9 (3.11%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.77%) Node.js
8 7 (2.42%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.42%) MDX
8 7 (2.42%) XML
9 6 (2.08%) HTML
9 6 (2.08%) Spring
10 5 (1.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (1.73%) HTML5
10 5 (1.73%) Web Services
11 4 (1.38%) REST
11 4 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (31.49%) Credit Risk
2 51 (17.65%) Derivative
3 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.38%) Fixed Income
4 25 (8.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 15 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (4.15%) Equities
9 10 (3.46%) Management Information System
10 9 (3.11%) Fintech
11 8 (2.77%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.27%) Linux
2 9 (3.11%) Unix
2 9 (3.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (34.60%) Risk Management
2 77 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (14.53%) Stress Testing
4 38 (13.15%) Project Management
5 29 (10.03%) Analytics
5 29 (10.03%) ETL
6 28 (9.69%) Business Analysis
6 28 (9.69%) Multithreading
7 27 (9.34%) Data Modelling
7 27 (9.34%) SDLC
7 27 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (6.92%) Migration
9 20 (6.92%) Technical Analysis
10 16 (5.54%) Functional Programming
11 15 (5.19%) Greeks
11 15 (5.19%) Mathematics
11 15 (5.19%) MVVM
11 15 (5.19%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.84%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.29%) SQL
2 74 (25.61%) C#
3 72 (24.91%) Java
4 42 (14.53%) C++
5 27 (9.34%) VBA
6 26 (9.00%) Python
7 22 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.57%) Scala
9 13 (4.50%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.50%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.11%) Perl
11 5 (1.73%) SAS Macro
11 5 (1.73%) XMLA
12 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.04%) Korn
13 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.04%) R
13 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (6.23%) Degree
2 7 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.38%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.35%) CFA
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.92%) MiFID
2 14 (4.84%) QA
3 13 (4.50%) Basel II
4 11 (3.81%) EMIR
5 10 (3.46%) Data Quality
5 10 (3.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.73%) Basel III
7 3 (1.04%) FATCA
7 3 (1.04%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.69%) COREP
8 2 (0.69%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) HDFS
2 3 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) Control-M
2 3 (1.04%) Mesos
3 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 37 (12.80%) Oracle
2 28 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.50%) Informatica
4 11 (3.81%) Tableau
5 9 (3.11%) Murex
6 6 (2.08%) Sophis
7 5 (1.73%) SAP
7 5 (1.73%) Sybase
8 4 (1.38%) Cognos
9 3 (1.04%) Calypso
10 2 (0.69%) Google
10 2 (0.69%) Perforce
11 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.35%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.35%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.35%) RedGate
11 1 (0.35%) Solace
11 1 (0.35%) SunGard
11 1 (0.35%) Telerik
11 1 (0.35%) TIBCO